Manages and Management of Nursing Care in Primary Attention: an Integrative Review of the Literature

  • Gyl Dayara Alves Carvalho Universidade Federal da Paraíba
  • Sérgio Ribeiro Santos Universidade Federal da Paraíba
  • Maria Bernadete de Sousa Costa Universidade Federal da Paraíba
  • Ericka Silva Holmes Universidade Federal da Paraíba
  • Michelle Alves de Carvalho Universidade Federal da Paraíba
  • Saemmy Grasiely Estrela de Albuquerque Universidade Federal da Paraíba
  • Tainara Barbosa Nunes
  • Liliane Agnelly dos Anjos Marreiro Universidade Federal da Paraíba
  • Julianne Guimarães Oliveira Soares Universidade Federal da Paraíba
  • Bruna Lopes da Silva Universidade Federal da Paraíba


This is an integrative review of the literature that aimed to characterize the scientific production of the last ten years of management and management of nursing care in primary care and describe the practice of this management. The search of the material took place in May and June 2014 in the databases SCIELO, LACHC, and MEDLINE NDB considering the terms: Management; care management; Health Management; Nursing and Primary Health Care, so that 16 articles were included in the sample selected. The characterization of the studies pointed out the year 2010 with the largest quantity of sample publications; the Cuban Journal of Enfermería was the one that got more than one publication; 10 studies are presented in Portuguese, three in English and three in Spanish. Three themes were highlighted for discussion: management practice and management of nursing care in Primary Care; Skills and nursing skills; and Challenges faced. We emphasize the importance of managerial activities of the nursing organization and qualification of care and transformation of health in primary care, demonstrating is necessary to build quality indicators; democratization of organizational behavior; systematization of assistance; best training and continuing education of professionals. 
May 25, 2016
How to Cite
CARVALHO, Gyl Dayara Alves et al. Manages and Management of Nursing Care in Primary Attention: an Integrative Review of the Literature. International Archives of Medicine, [S.l.], v. 9, may 2016. ISSN 1755-7682. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 20 june 2021. doi:
Primary Care


Management, Health Management, Nursing Care, Primary Health Care.

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